Performance Engineer

Who we are

Come and join us at Redis, where our success and diverse global culture make us the ideal choice for your next career move.  We're a double unicorn and growing fast, so this is a great time to join! When you join us, you’ll begin a new and exciting career journey on which you’ll enjoy professional success, learn valuable new skills, and make lifelong friends.  

Why Redis?

Data is the lifeline of every business, and Redis helps organizations reimagine how fast they can process, analyze, make predictions, and take action on the data they generate. Redis provides a competitive edge to more than 8,000 global businesses with Redis Enterprise. We have major strategic partnerships with cloud vendors Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. We're a double unicorn company with a valuation of more than $2 billion and have raised more than $347 million in funding. We're growing fast and expanding our team across the globe. 


Why would you love this job?

As a Performance engineer, you will be a part of the performance team in the Testing and Automation Group that is responsible for testing the fastest NoSQL distributed system on earth, supporting more than tens of millions of ops/sec at sub-millisecond latency with true linear scalability.

You will have the rare opportunity to join a newly built team to tackle one of the core capabilities of our product. You will own, develop and maintain all the performance testing capabilities for the Testing and Automation group. You will serve as the performance SME in the R&D group, supporting more than 300,000 databases on our service, providing solutions to the world’s largest companies.

A successful candidate is a strong independent individual with experience working on complex scalable software solutions, has broad technical hands-on experience and great communication interpersonal skills.

If you are passionate about technology and would love to join an exciting, tech-savvy, fast-growing international organization that offers a creative environment with many opportunities for personal and professional growth, then this is the right challenge for you. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Develop and maintain a performance testing framework, including monitoring, reporting and alerting
  • Building new performance regression test use cases and drive automation for continuous performance testing
  • Identify real world usage scenarios and gather workload requirements to performance tests based on customer environment and data
  • Analyze system architecture and identify key metrics for establishing performance baseline and SLA
  • Identify performance tuning opportunities and remediation options

What will you need to have?

  • Experience in a performance testing role analyzing and automating performance workloads on large scale systems
  • Hands-On coding experience in BASH and any scripting language
  • Proven experience in Load or Performance testing: design, environment setup, implementation, result analysis and reporting
  • Expert level understanding of the key performance monitoring metrics like: latency, memory, CPU, disk & network
  • Good familiarity of Linux and automationCI tools and frameworks
  • Independent, outstanding attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with computer networking terminology tools and basic premise

Extra great if you have: 

  • Experience with monitoring technologies (Grafana, Prometheus, APM)
  • Experience with database testing (preferably NoSQL database)
  • Experience with distributed systems (clusters, complex test/network topologies, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud computing Dev/Ops (AWS, VmWare, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience with C and/or C++ for involvement in open source performance engine project

We give back to our employees:

Our culture is what makes Redis a fun and rewarding place to work. To support you at work and beyond, we offer all our Israel team members fantastic benefits and perks:

  • Competitive salaries and equity grants
  • Flexible working options
  • Frequent team celebrations and recreation events
  • Lunch stipends
  • Home internet reimbursement
  • Gym membership and weekly pilates classes for a healthy mind and body
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Ability to influence a high-performance company on its way to IPO 

Redis has been named one of 50's best high-tech companies to work for in 2021 by DUN'S 100!!


As a global company operating in 10 countries across 5 continents, we value and encourage curiosity, diversity, and innovation from our employees, customers, and partners. As an equal opportunity employer, Redis is committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, gender, culture, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Redis is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodation to applicants with mental and/or physical disabilities. If you think you may require accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please send a request to All requests for accommodations are treated discreetly and confidentially, as practical and permitted by law.